Category: Safe & Active Transport

More Seattle walkers & bikers are dying on the city’s roads than five years ago, despite an initiative to eliminate traffic fatalities by the end of this decade. Steve Mooney, PhD, HIPRC Research Core Associate…

Steve Mooney, PhD, HIPRC Research Core Associate Director, talked with the Epidemiology Counts Podcast about how our built environment shapes our transportation and pedestrian decisions. Background info: Our health is very much shaped by the…

Walking to School Everyday in the U.S. more than 40 kids are hit while walking to school. To stay safe: Children should only walk to school alone if they are old enough and ready to…

A new study titled, “Identifying alcohol-related and built environment factors that can be modified to prevent pedestrian road traffic deaths,” out of the UW Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, Drexel University, American University, and…

Looking for participants to take part in a study looking at the the effects of concussions on driving abilities. The University of Washington and the Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center is looking for healthy control…

As summer is in full swing, many families are preparing to get out and enjoy the newly warming weather. In addition to making sure our shelves are stocked up on sunscreen, bug spray, and band…

As Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s research scientist, Brianna Mills, Ph.D., works closely with faculty, staff, trainees, and students to stay on top of any research question that may arise and answering it as…

COVID-19 has had significant impacts on so many communities and especially to the healthcare industry as a whole. Many around the nation are working with limited test kits and limited supplies. Please be assured Harborview…

The University of Washington’s Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center (HIPRC) is pleased to announce two new funding opportunities: one for UW graduate students and postdoctoral trainees, and one for UW faculty. All submitted projects…

Since restrictions on the sale of high-powered magnets were lifted in 2016, injuries relating to magnets have skyrocketed, and experts are concerned that parents might not realize how serious injuries from these magnets can be….